Winterton man caught in Thai terror

A WINTERTON charity worker has been caught up in thea massive protest in Thailand that has caused the closure of two airports in Bangkok. Tim Shayler, who works for the Crossroads carer group, is one of thousands of travellers left stranded when pro-democracy demonstrators seized the airports to oust Thai prime minister Somchai Wongsawat.

A WINTERTON charity worker has been caught up in thea massive protest in Thailand that has caused the closure of two airports in Bangkok.

Tim Shayler, who works for the Crossroads carer group, is one of thousands of travellers left stranded when pro-democracy demonstrators seized the airports to oust Thai prime minister Somchai Wongsawat.

Mr Shayler and his partner Robert Rushton are being forced to pay £100 a night for a Bangkok hotel while the government tries to deal with a backlog of plane flights.

The pair say they have been well treated by the Thai people and government.